[ModLib] The Great Gulliver Debate

Matt Jenkins mattjenkins37 at yahoo.com
Mon Sep 26 20:46:04 EDT 2016


The circle measurement is 2 3/16

The front gullivers is the same dimensions as the 8. 

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> On Sep 26, 2016, at 3:44 PM, Ron Holl <ron at scribblemonger.com> wrote:
> 
> Hi Chad,
> 
> That was not specifically mentioned; you can see the same thing on the
> back where the "M" is on the edge.  Also, the "SEND ME" text in the cut
> out box is two lines on Matt's, typical of the wider #8 size.  On the #7
> size type g "written below:" is on a third line.
> 
> 
> ron
> 
> 
>> On Mon, September 26, 2016 3:18 pm, Chad Bernu wrote:
>> I'm going with a trimmed jacket. Not only is the front graphic not
>> centered vertically it is also off horizontally. If I'm not mistaken,
>> which is happening increasingly often, standard 7's are shorter and
>> narrower which would account for the front graphic shifting up (could
>> have been down) and right. Excuse me if this point has already been made.
>> Chad
>> 
>> 
>>> On Sep 26, 2016, at 1:56 PM, Ron Holl <ron at scribblemonger.com> wrote:
>>> 
>>> 
>>> The link below provides comparisons between Matt's odd Gulliver and
>>> standard off-the-shelf #7 and #8 stock.
>>> 
>>> A couple additional notes:
>>> 
>>> 
>>> - The diameter of the circle on a #7 type g jacket is 2" and on the #8
>>> type g jacket it is 2 3/16".  Matt, can you measure the circle on the
>>> odd Gulliver?  Providing one of either diameter, radius, circumference,
>>> or area will suffice.
>>> 
>>> - The height of the inner box (the blue area) on the front cover of a
>>> 1948
>>> Gulliver is 5" and the width is 3 5/8".  Matt, can you measure that
>>> also?
>>> 
>>> - I've not seen 250 titles listed on a #7 type g jacket; it is always
>>> 262
>>> or 268 or whatever and then says to choose from.  Like it is an exact
>>> number.  With the #8 type g jacket it changed to "Over 250" titles to
>>> choose from.  Matt's jacket indicates the latter.  I'd be interested to
>>> know if anyone has a #7 type g that says "Over 250."
>>> 
>>> This is debate day.  Here is the link, give an opinion:
>>> 
>>> 
>>> http://modernlib.com/General/oddGulliver/gulliverDebate.html
>>> 
>>> 
>>> 
>>> ron
>>> 
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